Women in Big Data Global


Data Science Olympians

Data Science Olympians Tech Mentoring Through Data Science Competition Offered by Women in Big Data Bay Area Chapter

General Description: This program is specifically designed to advance Data Analysis, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and technical leadership skills through collaborative data science contest participation. Participants will join one of many possible teams as either a team member or a team coordinator, and will work collectively under the guidance of a data science professional to complete a specific data science challenge. This program is appropriate for any Women in Big Data member residing in the United States and who possesses skills in basic programming (any language).

Logistics: This is a 4 month team-based virtual program. Team members will work in a group of 4-5 people under the supervision and guidance of an experienced team leader and team coordinator. The team leader and Data Science Olympian program managers will review team members’ skill set and match them to the data science challenge, keeping participant’s  preference and team needs in mind.  Each team’s challenge duration may vary with completion before or by the 4 month mandatory completion date.

Language and Time Zone: The program will be conducted in English and is open to Women in Big Data members who reside in the United States.

Program Timeline: This program starts the first week of February 2023 and concludes at the end of May 2023.

Participant Eligibility: Open to all United States members of Women In Big Data who are dedicated to completing a team-based data science competition.  The following are the various participant roles:

  • Team Member: A Team Member must possess basic programming experience (any language) as a minimum of experience, and is willing to be a self-learner if lacking other needed technical skills. Each Team Member is expected to commit 4-6 per week until their project is finished before or by the program completion date, follow the leader’s directions, and maintain communication with their team.
  • Team Coordinator: Team Coordinator must meet all the requirements given above for the Team Member.  They also work closely with their team leader to assist in the team’s logistics, while participating in technical completion of the data science challenge. Please indicate on the application form if you are interested in this role.
  • Team Leader: Team Leader is by invitation only.  Applications are not being accepted for this role.

Contact mentoring@womeninbigdata.org for more information.

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​Not yet a WiBD Member but interested in this mentoring program? Successful registration in this program will enroll you in Women in Big Data. Membership is free.